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Six Broadcasters Asked to Resubmit Premier League Rights Bids

Six of the nine media companies that submitted bids for the Premier League’s U.S. broadcasting rights have been asked to resubmit their bids.

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Disney+ Set to Become Metaverse Platform

Disney is working on creating its own metaverse. It plans to use its Disney+ streaming service as a platform for the project.

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Disney Interested in Adding ‘NFL Sunday Ticket’ to ESPN+

Disney is interested in “NFL Sunday Ticket” as an addition to ESPN+. The NFL favors selling the rights to a streaming service.

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Premier League Extends Bidding War for U.S. Rights

The Premier League has reportedly pivoted and opened another round of bids that will see ESPN, CBS, and NBC compete for U.S. rights.

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Disney Opens Door to Sports Betting

Disney CEO Bob Chapek said that the company’s research indicated that it would not damage its reputation with sports betting.

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La Liga Extends Televisa Deal for $560 Million

La Liga struck an eight-year broadcasting extension with Televisa, reported to be worth $70 million per year.

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Disney Streaming Growth Slows, ESPN+ Subs Increase 66%

Disney saw revenue climb 26% year-over-year in its final fiscal quarter of 2021, but faced some headwinds on its streaming growth.

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Premier League to Announce Record U.S. Broadcasting Deal

The Premier League is likely to announce a record-setting U.S. broadcast rights deal. Its current deal is for $1.1 billion over six years.

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The NBA Wants Its Own ManningCast

The league is talking to ESPN and Turner Sports about creating more alternate game telecasts similar to the NFL’s ManningCast.

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NHL’s Top 10 Earners to Make $117 Million Combined This Season

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid is back on top after Forbes unveiled its rankings of the NHL’s highest-paid players.

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